Population Genetics

AuthenTechnologies® is the first contract-laboratory to offer fully customizable solutions to study the population genetics of any plant species.  Population genetic studies using microsatellite or SSR analysis provides the finest-scale resolution between individual plants available today.  Results of these studies can be used to better understand the gene-flow or distribution patterns of endangered species to selecting seed sources for re-vegetation studies or to improve crops.

Showy Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium reginae)

AuthenTechnologies® has conducted population genetic studies for a range of commercial and government clients, including the Bureau of Land Management and the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

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